Objections Conveyed to White House On Limited Scope of NSA Briefings

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 4, 2006

AP reports that House Intelligence Committee ranking Democrat, Rep. Jane Harman sent a letter to the White House stating the limited scope of NSA briefings on domestic surveillance, provided only to select members of Congress, did not comply with the National Security Act.
Related references:

  • “EPIC has obtained the first Freedom of Information Act documents released by the National Security Agency on its controversial surveillance program. The documents, which are internal messages (PDF) from the agency’s director to staff, defend the NSA’s warrantless eavesdropping and discourage employees from discussing the issue with the news media.”
  • Cheney: NSA eavesdropping critical to U.S. security
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